Client Testimonials


“Joanie was such an amazing asset to have when purchasing my first home. I am from out of town and wanted to buy ahead of starting a new job. She is so knowledgeable about the different neighborhoods and was able to help me find the perfect house in a wonderful neighborhood. Since this was my first time buying, and buying from a long distance, I would often have moments of being overwhelmed by the process. She made sure all of my (many) questions were answered, made me feel at ease, and truly made the entire experience a breeze! I feel she went above and beyond her duties and I highly recommend her for anyone looking to buy a home!”

-Jillian Ploof, single family home in 2020



“My daughter used Joanie Montelaro as her real estate agent to find the perfect first home in Baton Rouge. A house hunting trip was planned but then the Corona virus situation struck and travel was restricted. Joanie took the time to listen and understand what my daughter was trying to find and, using that knowledge, selected various homes to video tape and discuss in detail with her through phone conferences and zoom meetings. We trusted Joanie to do the legwork we could not do - and she found the perfect place - absolutely perfect - within the price range and close to my daughter’s work. Joanie also went over and above all our expectations by then helping us navigate and complete all the forms, documents and inspections to successfully close the deal. She helped us so much that we nicknamed her Superwoman”! I recommend her highly and would give her ten stars if the system let me!”

Kelly Krawson, South Baton Rouge home in 2020


“Joanie was a joy to work with. She's personable, knowledgeable and extremely patient. She's thorough and makes recommendations to get your home sold quickly. Joanie has a wealth of industry resources and was able to get things taken care of with ease. I've sold homes before and this was by far the most pleasant transaction. Highly recommend for all of your real estate needs in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas!”

– Anonymous, single family home in 2020


Joanie was on top of any issue or questions I had from the time we made an offer until I closed. She was available to me every step of the way. She is positive, friendly, and professional.”

-Patricia Lesage, single family home in 2020


“I worked with Joanie in the past in my past profession and have always been impressed with her tenacity and creativity. She is simply spectacular. She is the reason our house sold.”

-Gee Gee Hargon, single family home in 2020



“Joanie is the consummate professional. She is detailed, patient, kind and knowledgeable. Her banking background is a huge bonus as well. She is so ready to help her clients with every need, doesn’t matter how large or small the issue is, she handles it with grace. We love our new home! Thanks, Joanie!”

-Anonymous, single family home in 2019



“Joanie was a delight during the process of finding the home that I saw myself in. Then she made each step of buying my first home easier than I could imagine, while reassuring me and communicating with the others players in the sale daily. Would highly recommend.”

-Caroline Cook, single family home in 2019



“Joanie and her team is extremely easy to work with. She takes all the pressure off of listing and selling a home. I have sold homes before but never with such ease. I highly encourage calling Joanie Montelaro for all of your Real Estate needs.”

– Anonymous, single family home in 2018



“After over 6 months of listing with another agent- Joanie stepped in and was able to handle in less than a month! She is a tremendously well connected realtor in Baton Rouge who is willing to pull out all the stops! Call Joanie! YOU will not be disappointed. Signed ANOTHER satisfied client.”


“I want to thank you so much for all the hard work you dedicated to the sale of my condo in Baton Rouge. Your constant dedication and your consummate professionalism was second to none.. You are the epitome of what a REAL Realtor should be...You are AWESOME!"

-Kimberly Stephens, single family home in 2019



Joanie Montelaro went above and beyond and SOLD our home in 2 Days! Due to her vast knowledge and presence in the community, she quickly connected us with any and all professional services needed to get the house ready to list, sell and then move. She worked side by side with us and answered my many questions tirelessly. I was so impressed with the binder Joanie created and had readily available for all showings. It had a vast amount of information and details about the house which aided in successful showings for all the realtors!! I would recommend Joanie to anyone ready to sell and/or purchase a home in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas!!”


"Thanks to Joanie Montelaro with ReMax, our house SOLD in 2 Days with MULTIPLE OFFERS and ABOVE asking PRICE!!! She worked side by side with us to make the entire experience very smooth. Due to her vast knowledge and presence in the community, she was able to quickly connect us with any and all professional services needed to get our house ready to list, sell, and then move. As an older couple ready to downsize, we cannot thank her enough for making such a daunting task so quick and easy!!”

-Ronnie and Lelia Johnson, single family home in 2018



"Joanie recently helped me buy my 3rd house.  Best experience ever! She truly went above and beyond to make sure everything was done to perfection, while keeping me updated frequently as to where we were in the process.  I literally just showed up for the closing to sign my paperwork and she did everything else. I would highly recommend Joanie to any of my family or friends. I would only use her in any future transactions.”

-Amy Lea, single family home



"I cannot express enough how truly grateful we are that we had Joanie by our side throughout the process of selling our home and buying a new one! It went rather quick which created quite a bit of additional stress and she was right there by our side the entire time always offering reassurance. There were also a couple of little hiccups with the other parties that were involved but Joanie remained our foundation and the one constant that we could count on day or night and yes, even weekends! It is without question that we chose the right person when we picked Joanie!"

-Derryl and Bridgit Didier, single family home in 2018